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A Practical Approach to Managing Shared Drives – Part Two

Thursday, October 13, 2016

In last week’s post we shared the challenges of managing a shared drive at a mid-sized oil and gas company that had grown quickly through acquisition. After failing several industry operational audits, and with more acquisitions pending, the TAB team was engaged to redesign their shared drive. This week’s post focuses on the TAB methodology for this engagement with some tips and key takeaways from the project. Continue reading

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A Practical Approach to Managing Shared Drives – Part One

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Shared drives are a fact of life for many organizations, and when organized properly they can be very useful document storage and sharing tools. But, they can also turn into an unstructured wasteland of information if proper records management best practices aren’t applied. Poorly managed shared drives can lead to a variety of issues including compliance and legal risks, increased retrieval times, versioning issues and unnecessary duplication of documents. The TAB team has worked with many organizations, designing a shared drive infrastructure that makes finding documents and retrieving them simple and efficient. Continue reading


Questions You Need to Ask Before Buying a Shelving System

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Purchasing a new shelving system for file folders and other media is not an easy task. There are so many options available and all with different features and benefits. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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